Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Meet Astrid, the undocumented Mexican woman with a prime time speaking spot at the DNC. 

Hillary Clinton called for a repeal of the Hyde amendment, which bans the use of federal Medicaid dollars to pay for abortions, and the Democratic Party platform will explicitly call for the same. Women of color within the reproductive justice movement have been among the loudest voices calling for this change.

Dozens of African immigrants who were trying to seek asylum in the United States– and many of whom had already passed their credible fear interviews – were discreetly deported last month.

El Salvador, where abortion is illegal under any circumstance, has introduced a bill to increase the punishment for people found guilty of abortion to 30 to 50 years—the same as aggravated homicide.

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Juliana is a digital storyteller for social change. As a writer at Feministing since 2013, her work has focused on women's movements throughout the Americas for environmental justice, immigrant rights, and reproductive justice. In addition to her writing, Juliana is a Senior Campaigner at Change.org, where she works to close the gap between the powerful and everyone else by supporting people from across the country to launch, escalate and win their campaigns for justice.

Juliana is a Latina feminist writer and campaigner based in the Bay Area.

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